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Hilton Edinburgh Airport appoints Stuart Cran as new General Manager

EDINBURGH, Scotland – Hilton Edinburgh Airport has appointed hospitality professional Stuart Cran as its new General Manager.

Paul Malcolm named new Head of Sales for Hilton Worldwide in...

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany - Hilton Worldwide announced in the last week the appointment of Paul Malcom as Head of Sales for Europe.

Hilton Weddings Japan concept introduced

TOKYO, Japan and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Hotels & Resorts today unveiled a new wedding concept, Hilton Weddings Japan, set to raise the benchmark for wedding services offered in the country.

Global hospitality giant meets Seychelles Tourism Minister

Hilton Worldwide’s newly-appointed Vice President, Operations for Africa & Indian Ocean, Jan Van Der Putten took the opportunity during his recent first visit to Seychelles to meet with the Seychell

Novotel Bujumbura to become a Doubletree by Hilton

(eTN) - News has been confirmed over the weekend that Burundi is finally set to get its very first international branded hotel group enter the hospitality market.

Hilton to open first hotel in Puerto Vallarta

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico & MCLEAN, Virginia - Hilton Worldwide announced that it has signed a franchise development agreement with Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe for the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property

Need a “bride whisperer?” Head to Puerto Rico

Five Hilton Worldwide properties across Puerto Rico announced the debut of their new “bride whisperers.”

Kenya government agrees to sell shares in hotel holding companies

(eTN) - News broke overnight that the Kenyan government had finally agreed to sell their stakes in the holding companies owning the InterContinental Hotel in Nairobi, the Hilton Hotel in Nairobi, and

Colombia sees rise in hotel openings and developments

Thousands of sparkling new hotel rooms are glittering in Colombia, including high-end brands such as InterContinental, Hilton, Sofitel, Sonesta, Ibis and Wyndham.

Hilton announces global program for Chinese travelers

MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the global launch of Hilton Huanying, a tailored experience for Chinese travelers.

Hilton to open second resort in the Seychelles

Hilton Worldwide reports the signing of a new management agreement with Silhouette Island Resort Limited to introduce a new Hilton property in the Seychelles, the Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

Matthew T. Mullan named general manager of Hilton Barbados

Hilton Worldwide announced that Matthew T. Mullan has been appointed general manager of the 350-room Hilton Barbados ­surrounded by two white sand beaches on Needham's Point.

Hilton and JetBlue join customer loyalty programs

The loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's portfolio of hotel brands, Hilton HHonors, announced a new partnership with JetBlue Airways.

Hilton San Francisco hotel workers strike

Hotel workers at the Hilton San Francisco walked off the job this morning, announcing a three-day strike in support of their efforts to negotiate a contract with the giant 1900 room hotel.

Hilton HHonors Loyalty Program breaks record with over 25M members

The loyalty program for Hilton hotel brands, has topped a record 25 million members.

Aya brothers push back Kamapala Hilton opening once again

The Aya brothers have gone public once again, this time shifting the opening dates of their Hilton hotel project in Kampala to September of this year.

Hilton appoints general managers in Costa Rica

Hilton Worldwide announced two general manager appointments in Costa Rica.

Hilton Worldwide opens more properties in last 2 years than any...

In 2009, despite major challenges for the hospitality industry overall, Hilton Worldwide added 302 new hotels and more than 45,000 rooms to a total count that is now more than 3,500 hotels and 585,000

If this is the new NY Hilton I prefer the old...

With a great deal of fanfare the New York Hilton invited a few hundred friends and family to witness the renovation of a few of the ballrooms (Trianon and Mercury).

Hilton on Margarita Island seized by Venezuelan government

The Hilton resort on the island of Margarita, located 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela, has been seized by the Venezuelan government on the orders of President Hugo Chavez.

Hilton Garden Inn debuts in Armenia

Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, will soon be home to a world-famous Hilton Hotel - one of an international chain of full-service hotels and resorts owned by the Hilton Hotels Corporation.

Canada’s tallest hotel tower Changes Niagara Falls’ skyline forever

After months of construction and anticipation, Canada's tallest hotel tower has opened its doors and forever changed the skyline in Niagara Falls, Canada.

US hotels tighten belt, lay-off, make tough decisions just to stay...

Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ 12th Annual Global CEO Survey reveals almost all US company chief executive officers have a bleak outlook for the year.

Hilton executive calls for change in attitude towards human resources development

A senior official of one of the world’s leading hotel brands has warned that the Caribbean’s tourism sector will continue to face human resources challenges unless there’s a change in attitude t

Hilton Hotels opens second property in Beijing in time for the...

HONG KONG (August 5, 2008) – Hilton Hotels today announced the opening of Hilton Beijing Wangfujing which is owned by Beijing Macau Development Company LTD and managed by Hilton.